History Internship: General Guidelines
The Program Committee, in discussing an Internship program for interested History students, has agreed on the following guidelines:
History majors preferred, BA, BS, MA, MS. The student must be at least a junior or senior.
a) The exact number of credits will be determined by the nature of the Internship and through faculty-student consultation.
b) The Internship may be spread over more than one semester and/or summer sessions.
3. Selection Of Intern:
a) The History Department and a prospective agency will screen applicants for Internships.
a) Don Hofsommer will serve as contact person for the Internship program.
b) Don Hofsommer will designate a faculty member, after consultation, to work with the Agency and to supervise the Intern.
a) The nature of the Internship work should be directly related to the History major (e.g.--historical research, writing, archival work; evaluation, collection of materials).
b) History Department supervisor and Agency supervisor may provide written evaluations.
c) Some form of written report may be required of the student.
A contract spelling out the nature of the Internship, evaluation procedures, withdrawal provisions, and other responsibilities of the Intern, Agency and Department may be required.